Period
to 22 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 796 835 800
Rank change year-on-year +39 -35 +187
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 225 298 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.05% 1.26% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 172 189 257
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £35,525 £35,000 £35,300
90th Percentile £91,250 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.58% -5.00% +25.00%

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 21,515 23,558 22,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.06% 15.51% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17,548 19,192 18,896
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V.

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 210 £50,000 - 47
UK excluding London +82 158 £46,750 -1.58% 45
London +30 58 £55,000 -12.00% 10
South West -16 41 £44,750 -10.50% 5
South East +49 39 £68,750 +61.76% 5
Midlands +51 34 £45,839 -14.72% 10
North of England +66 28 £57,500 +15.00% 12
West Midlands +33 24 £46,250 -2.63% 5
North West +54 23 £57,500 +8.38% 9
East Midlands +26 10 £45,839 -23.60% 5
Scotland +31 9 - - 7
Yorkshire +25 5 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East of England +36 4 £63,750 +41.67% 5
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 163 (72.44%) SCCM
2 157 (69.78%) Windows
2 157 (69.78%) Microsoft
3 146 (64.89%) Active Directory
4 133 (59.11%) Citrix
5 92 (40.89%) XenApp
6 89 (39.56%) Azure
7 80 (35.56%) PowerShell
8 79 (35.11%) Windows 7
9 77 (34.22%) VMware
10 69 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 65 (28.89%) Windows 10
12 62 (27.56%) Hyper-V
12 62 (27.56%) ITIL
13 61 (27.11%) XenDesktop
13 61 (27.11%) Application Packaging
14 51 (22.67%) Office 365
15 50 (22.22%) MSI
15 50 (22.22%) SharePoint
15 50 (22.22%) SQL Server
16 47 (20.89%) Application Virtualisation
17 46 (20.44%) Public Sector
18 45 (20.00%) Security Cleared
19 42 (18.67%) Ivanti
19 42 (18.67%) NetScaler
20 39 (17.33%) Cisco
21 37 (16.44%) SQL
21 37 (16.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 35 (15.56%) Virtual Desktop
23 34 (15.11%) SAN

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 30 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 11 (4.89%) Confluence
4 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 89 (39.56%) Azure
2 51 (22.67%) Office 365
3 22 (9.78%) AWS
3 22 (9.78%) OneDrive
4 19 (8.44%) Azure Stack
5 13 (5.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (4.44%) Amazon ECS
6 10 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (4.44%) IaaS
6 10 (4.44%) Serverless
6 10 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.33%) GCP
8 2 (0.89%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.89%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.67%) NetScaler
2 34 (15.11%) SAN
3 23 (10.22%) DHCP
3 23 (10.22%) DNS
4 21 (9.33%) Skype
5 14 (6.22%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.00%) Firewall
7 7 (3.11%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.78%) Internet
8 4 (1.78%) LAN
8 4 (1.78%) SSL
9 2 (0.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.00%) Big Data
2 9 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 50 (22.22%) MSI
2 29 (12.89%) InstallShield
3 19 (8.44%) Visual Studio
4 15 (6.67%) AdminStudio
4 15 (6.67%) JIRA
5 9 (4.00%) TestRail
5 9 (4.00%) Zephyr
6 6 (2.67%) WinDbg
7 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (20.44%) Public Sector
2 30 (13.33%) Finance
3 21 (9.33%) Local Government
4 16 (7.11%) Retail
5 14 (6.22%) Marketing
6 10 (4.44%) Electronics
6 10 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.44%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.11%) Banking
7 7 (3.11%) Law
8 4 (1.78%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (24.44%) Architect
2 35 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (14.67%) Applications Packager
4 28 (12.44%) Technical Architect
5 21 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (7.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 15 (6.67%) Analyst
8 14 (6.22%) Citrix Engineer
9 12 (5.33%) Applications Engineer
10 11 (4.89%) Applications Specialist
11 10 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (4.44%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Azure Architect
12 9 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Consultant
13 7 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
13 7 (3.11%) IoT Architect
13 7 (3.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.67%) Software Packaging
2 10 (4.44%) JSON
2 10 (4.44%) Middleware
3 7 (3.11%) XML
4 3 (1.33%) ATL
4 3 (1.33%) COM+
4 3 (1.33%) DCOM
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.22%) Private Cloud
3 10 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.44%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.67%) User Experience
5 4 (1.78%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.78%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.78%) iPad
5 4 (1.78%) iPhone
5 4 (1.78%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (1.33%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.33%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.33%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.33%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.89%) Equities
7 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 157 (69.78%) Windows
2 79 (35.11%) Windows 7
3 65 (28.89%) Windows 10
4 31 (13.78%) Linux
5 30 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (12.89%) Windows Server
7 21 (9.33%) Mac OS
8 19 (8.44%) Unix
9 18 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (5.78%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.11%) Android
12 5 (2.22%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.78%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.44%) AIX
15 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.56%) ITIL
2 61 (27.11%) Application Packaging
3 47 (20.89%) Application Virtualisation
4 37 (16.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 31 (13.78%) Due Diligence
6 29 (12.89%) Migration
7 27 (12.00%) Service Management
8 26 (11.56%) Technical Leadership
9 22 (9.78%) IT Strategy
9 22 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (8.44%) Business Analysis
10 19 (8.44%) CRM
10 19 (8.44%) UML
11 18 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
11 18 (8.00%) Presales
12 17 (7.56%) Decision-Making
12 17 (7.56%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.56%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (7.11%) Change Management
14 15 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (35.56%) PowerShell
2 37 (16.44%) SQL
3 20 (8.89%) Python
4 15 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.67%) PHP
5 6 (2.67%) VB
6 4 (1.78%) VBScript
7 3 (1.33%) C
7 3 (1.33%) C++
8 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.33%) Degree
3 23 (10.22%) DV Cleared
4 22 (9.78%) SC Cleared
5 18 (8.00%) MCSE
5 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (5.78%) MCP
7 12 (5.33%) CCA
8 11 (4.89%) RHCE
9 6 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.67%) ISTQB
10 5 (2.22%) CCNA
10 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 12 (5.33%) SLA
3 11 (4.89%) QA
4 3 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 146 (64.89%) Active Directory
2 92 (40.89%) XenApp
3 69 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (27.56%) Hyper-V
5 61 (27.11%) XenDesktop
6 35 (15.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (5.78%) Terminal Services
8 10 (4.44%) BitLocker
9 8 (3.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 6 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (2.22%) vSphere
12 3 (1.33%) Docker
12 3 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 163 (72.44%) SCCM
2 33 (14.67%) SCOrch
3 32 (14.22%) WSUS
4 29 (12.89%) SCOM
5 23 (10.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 14 (6.22%) SCVMM
7 11 (4.89%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (4.44%) Nagios
9 8 (3.56%) AirWatch
9 8 (3.56%) ThinApp
10 7 (3.11%) Terraform
11 5 (2.22%) Kubernetes
12 4 (1.78%) SCDPM
12 4 (1.78%) SCSM
12 4 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.78%) vRealize
13 3 (1.33%) AppDNA
14 2 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
14 2 (0.89%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 157 (69.78%) Microsoft
2 133 (59.11%) Citrix
3 77 (34.22%) VMware
4 42 (18.67%) Ivanti
5 39 (17.33%) Cisco
6 31 (13.78%) SAP
7 25 (11.11%) EMC
8 22 (9.78%) IBM
8 22 (9.78%) Oracle
9 21 (9.33%) Google
10 16 (7.11%) HP
11 15 (6.67%) Splunk
12 12 (5.33%) Novell
13 7 (3.11%) Atlassian
13 7 (3.11%) Capita
14 6 (2.67%) MobileIron
14 6 (2.67%) Wyse
15 5 (2.22%) ServiceNow
16 4 (1.78%) 3PAR
16 4 (1.78%) Apple